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March 12, 2011, 07:41:58 PMReply #15 on

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atokad...
read my early post... all teh bilb numbers are there.

I have not got bulbs to flash yet...
I travel 4 states and have been on the road...
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March 13, 2011, 12:27:30 AMReply #16 on

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Quote from: "TigerTrax"
atokad...
read my early post... all teh bilb numbers are there.

I have not got bulbs to flash yet...
I travel 4 states and have been on the road...


I thought I'd seen them ... :oops:  Didn't scroll back to the top.

Let us know if you get the blinkers to flash.  I know the travel thing, I have most of the Western US.   :cry:  So little time to ride ....

March 14, 2011, 07:58:58 AMReply #17 on

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Trax, realise you're busy but if it's not polarity then it has to be the flasher unit. (since it appears OK with the old bulbs in it)

You should have been recommended an electronic flasher unit, these don't depend on a load (or resistor) to operate correctly.
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March 16, 2011, 09:19:02 PMReply #18 on

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I do have a flasher unit for LED lights...
and the FOUR LED signal bulbs works perfectly... on one socket.
On the other 3 sockets they do not work.

Using the OEM bulbs.... all four sockets work perfect!
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April 23, 2011, 12:10:24 AMReply #19 on

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I finally figured out what I did wrong to get the LED turn signals to work.

Insert the LED flasher.

When you change the bulbs do one bulb at a time - one side at a time.
If a bulb does not flash... reverse the wires at the socket.

Tada.... you are done.

Before I was randomly changing the polarity ... not sticking to one side at a time. I refer to those types of people as BDN... Big Dumb Nuts....

See my list of parts on an early post..... you'll be set up.
PS: Green is nice. I am changing to WARM WHITE.

YES.... turn signals much brighter.

Now going to change out the 'turn signal' indicator bulb on the dash...
something brighter: Looks like #74HP Green   $2.49 ea
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any pictures ?  specialy like to see your illuminated cluster

July 16, 2011, 03:10:19 AMReply #21 on

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Thanks TigerTrax, I did the conversion and am very happy.  The design of the instrument lightbulb placement does not allow for an evenly distrubited light behind the instruments and is noticible at twilight but is still far better than stock.

I did not do the flasher yet.


Your the top cat!

Ed

July 18, 2011, 03:51:03 AMReply #22 on

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Ed...
Neat thing about these LED lights, you can select the angle at which you
want the light to broacast. I think one of them is 120° ... and that covers most of the gauge.... but when the light is way off center... you get a weak spot. But you are right BIG difference!

Great hearing from you.
Hope all is well.

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February 26, 2012, 03:37:45 AMReply #23 on

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Mustang - You think maybe this thread should be a STICKY?

TT - thanks for posting part #'s and a US vendor!  Ordered Thursday AM from http://www.superbrightleds.com/  and the bulbs came on Saturday!!  

So some pics - absolutely friggin amazing!!




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Quote from: "atokad"

TT - thanks for posting part #'s and a US vendor!  Ordered Thursday AM from www.superbrights.com  and the bulbs came on Saturday!!  


That would be:

http://www.superbrightleds.com/

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Quote from: "atokad"
Mustang - You think maybe this thread should be a STICKY?

done ...............

Quote from: "Fe Man"
Quote from: "atokad"

TT - thanks for posting part #'s and a US vendor!  Ordered Thursday AM from www.superbrightleds.com  and the bulbs came on Saturday!!  

That would be:

http://www.superbrightleds.com/


fixted :D

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Quote from: "Mustang"
Quote from: "atokad"
Mustang - You think maybe this thread should be a STICKY?

done ...............

Quote from: "Fe Man"
Quote from: "atokad"

TT - thanks for posting part #'s and a US vendor!  Ordered Thursday AM from www.superbrightleds.com  and the bulbs came on Saturday!!  

That would be:

http://www.superbrightleds.com/

fixted :D


Cool - Thanks!

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To save me searching (sorry guys), can anyone recommend a UK supplier?

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June 27, 2012, 10:48:57 PMReply #28 on

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I would also like to know of any UK suppliers, the standard illumination leaves a lot to be desired. Cheers George
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June 27, 2012, 10:57:58 PMReply #29 on

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Got mine from Ebay UK, quite a few UK based shops on there for the bulbs